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Sam Altman has returned as CEO of OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, days after being fired by the board.
altman back at openai

Sam Altman is back as CEO of OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, days after being fired by the board.

In a social media post, the company said it had reached an in-principle agreement to return Altman as CEO.

OpenAI’s board voted to remove Altman – who was also a co-founder – as CEO on Friday (local time), which was unpopular among employees.

It comes days after he had accepted a position at Microsoft. It is not clear what will happen to this position now.

Altman and OpenAI

Altman launched the start-up with Tesla owner Elon Musk in 2015 and became CEO in 2019. The company’s stated mission was to “benefit humanity as a whole”.

OpenAI is most known for launching the conversational bot ChatGPT, which can generate content like essays and poems from user prompts.

The technology has sparked global concerns about accuracy, security, and transparency.

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